truly
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈtɹuːli/
Adverb

truly (comparative trulier, superlative truliest)

  1. (manner) In accordance with the facts; truthfully, accurately.
    • 1946, Bertrand Russell, History of Western Philosophy, I.27:
      He adds, very truly, that what was fatal to such philosophies as his was not Christianity but the Copernican theory.
  2. (modal) Honestly, genuinely, in fact, really.
    That is truly all I know.
    Truly, that is all I know.
  3. (degree) Very.
    You are truly silly.
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